The Buchtelite

Suicide prevention walk

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

April 25, 2016

Each year 42,773 Americans commit suicide. It is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) website. To help spread awareness, hundreds of Akronites walked across The University of Akron campus during the third annual Out of...

Students learn about suicide prevention

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

September 11, 2014

    On September 10, National Suicide Prevention Day, The University of Akron’s Counseling Center held a workshop to raise awareness on this topic that directly affects college students. Led by psychology intern Kia-Rai M. Prewitt, M.A. and practicum student Alexis DaFonseca, M.A.,...

Man commits suicide at Infocision Stadium

November 7, 2011

By: Lindsey Hudson Many students on campus complain about the campus mail, the crime alerts and other notifications that are sent automatically to our emails. How are we supposed to feel, then, when a crime takes place on campus and we aren’t alerted? Why, now, does the University choose to keep q...

Body found in Infocision Stadium Saturday morning

October 25, 2011

By: Molly Gase A discovery was made Saturday morning when a dead body was found in Infocision Stadium before that day's scheduled football game. The body was found at approximately 10 a.m. University spokesperson Laura Massie said that The University of Akron Police had told her the “body was a ma...